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Lorika Update

Thank you for the prayers for Lorika and Romano’s safe journey to Juba. They made it, and our nurse was correct; Lorika’s leg is badly broken. Our Land Cruiser will be his ambulance back to Hope for South Sudan today—so trusting in the God who hears all prayers once again for safe travel and complete healing. Also,…

Not Just another Day on the Playground for Lorika

In South Sudan, just another day on the playground can turn deadly with one childish tussle. Lorika and his little friends at Hope for South Sudan got up as usual this morning.  They fetched their water from the well, scrubbed their tiny little faces, picked a stick from a tree and peeled it’s bark to clean their…

Trucks Arrive in Nuba and A Good Question from a Friend

I first met Ryan Boyette, the author of this compelling article, several years ago high in the mountains of Nuba, Sudan. In the below Nuba Reports, Ryan asks a couple of powerful questions. Basically, he asks, “Why do we watch horrors?” and “Why do we tell?” In the video embedded found in his article, we…

Romano and Susan’s Loss

Many years ago, when Milton and I first took a stand for “other children”—those who were not our own by birth—Evil was not happy with us. Evil grew violently personal and threatened our daughters, and then our very lives. Evil continues to pursue us in increasingly more intimate ways. Milton taught me long ago that…

A Barrage of Bombing in Nuba Mountains: What Is a Parent to Do?

Most of the time, when I worry, it’s about things that “might” happen. What choices will my children make? What if the economy tanks, permanently? What if I die, and do not have enough life insurance for my husband to stay in our home and keep our family afloat? What if scientists are right and…

Stability Institute Partnership

It is part of the living, breathing DNA of Make Way Partners to understand we are not called to work alone, but rather as a collective Body constantly participating in the life-giving birth of partnerships. In preparation of his interview of me,  Vipp Jaswal of Fox News Radio introduced me to Scott Mann, founder of Stability Institute,…

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From her camp in the desert Kimberly L. Smith pulls back the canvas of her tent to show us the good, the bad and the ugly of our world today…

Tomi Lee “T.L.” Grover, PhD Anti-trafficking consultant and founder of

Reading this book will propel us all beyond our self-imposed boundaries, to the ultimate risk of finding and following Christ’s call for our own lives.

Rev. Dr. Lauran Bethell Global consultant, Ministries with Victims of Human Trafficking and Prostitution

This is more than a well-written, powerful, and inspiring story… This book is contagious.

Dr. Gary Fenton Senior pastor, Dawson Family of Faith and Dawson Memorial Baptist Church

The greatest stories aren’t about undaunted characters who overcome their greatest foes but about unlikely characters who overcome their greatest fears. Kimberly Smith is one of those characters. And this is one of those stories.

Ken Gire Author of Moments with the Savior, Windows of the Soul, and The North Face of God

What you read in this book will be used of God to motivate you to action on behalf of vulnerable children around the world. In the process, as you walk with Kimberly, you may also find perspective, forgiveness and healing in your own life.

Randy Alcorn Author of Heaven and If God is Good

I read her book on the flight home. I began weeping in the first half hour and I was mesmerized and captured for 5 hours straight. The book haunted me.

Dr. Dan Allender Author of To Be Told and Founding President of Mars Hill Graduate School

Kimberly Smith voluntarily walks through the gates of hell. If you can read her accounts without being affected, you should check for a pulse.

Philip Yancey Author of What Good is God? and What's So Amazing about Grace

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